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Jarkko Hietaniemi
June 15, 2003 14:31
Re: your malloc patches
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> >> AIX compilation falls on that (the above AIX result about modifiable
> >> lvalues I got by removing that include and rerunning "make depend").
> >> 
> >> (4) Tru64 compiles but then miniperl fails an assertion (a 64-bit problem?):
> >
> >Not a purely 64-bit problem since IRIX with "cc -64" is happy.
> You've come up with something that enables IRIX to work with -Dusemymalloc?
> I'm surprised, and impressed... be forewarned that it is likely to vary with

Ooops.  You are right.  IRIX still disables mymalloc, for the below reasons.

> versions of IRIX, including within IRIX 6.5.x, and on different processors,
> and that IRIX problems with -Dusemymalloc often pop up in ways that aren't
> always caught by the standard Perl testsuite (coredumps on later -
> especially large/long-time-running - programs).

Jarkko Hietaniemi <> "There is this special
biologist word we use for 'stable'.  It is 'dead'." -- Jack Cohen

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